Category: Scoliosis



24-Hour Posture Care Management: Supporting People Night and Day

The relationship between lying posture and function in sitting and standing, as well as the forces of gravity, are key among this evidence-informed approach to therapeutically limit or avoid body shape distortions. A feature for the Rehab Management 2017 Product Directory by Tamara Kittelson-Aldred, MS, OTR/L, ATP/SMS, and Lee Ann Hoffman, OT, MSc.

Considerations in Pediatric Mobility

The what, when, why, and how of decision-making when choosing a device. Article written by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center staff members Bobbi Ann Jurena, MOT, OTR/L, Briana D. McClintock, MS, OTR/L, and Shannon E. Spady, PT, MPT.

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Standing for a More Flexible and Functional Future

Blending stander use with adjunct treatments targets the reduction of joint contractures’ impact on independent mobility. by Stephenie Labandz, PT, DPT Joint contractures occur when tissues around the joints that are usually pliable become replaced by more fibrous and less mobile tissue due to disuse or an underlying disease process. Contracture often has a negative […]

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